The entrant should invest not less than HK$10 million in one or a combination of the following permissible investment assets:

shares of companies that are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and traded in Hong Kong dollars.

denominated in Hong Kong dollars including fixed or floating rate instruments and convertible bonds which are issued or fully guaranteed by the HKSAR Government, the Exchange Fund, the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation, MTR Corporation Limited, Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation, Hong Kong Airport Authority and other corporations, agencies or bodies wholly or partly owned by the HKSAR Government as may be specified from time to time; or by companies referred to the above point.

denominated in Hong Kong dollars issued by authorised institutions as defined in the Banking Ordinance with a remaining term to maturity of not less than 12 months at the time of purchase (such purchase should take place after approval in principle has been given by the Immigration Department for the entrant to join the Scheme and that such instruments, on reaching maturity, should be replaced by Certificates of Deposits with a remaining term to maturity of not less than 12 months or by assets in other permissible investment asset classes).

denominated in Hong Kong dollars issued by authorised institutions which satisfies sections 42(1) (e) and (g) of the Banking (Capital) Rules (Chapter 155L), a subsidiary legislation under the Banking Ordinance.

The list is published and regularly updated in the Immigration Department’s website from time to time.

Source:Website of Immigration Department, the Government of HKSAR